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Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalists shouldn’t become the news
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Journalists shouldn’t become the news

‘As public editor with responsibility for overseeing the Star’s policies, I agree with the Star’s concerns about Desmond Cole’s recent actions.’

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Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star Dear readers: What do you want to know about the Toronto Star’s journalism in this digital age? How can we help you better understand the culture of journalism — why and how journalists…
Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s the public interest in the future of Canadian media?
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s the public interest in the future of Canadian media?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star What happens if and when there are no news media? That is the critical question at the heart of an essential public conversation that began in earnest this week with the release of…
Toronto Star Public Editor: The facts about fake news
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: The facts about fake news

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star There is nothing new about critical readers expressing their concerns about what they read in the Star in strong words. My in-box, and those of most other journalists here, is evidence of that.…
Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy depends on confidential sources
3 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy depends on confidential sources

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star It would be ideal if every person who has something important – and largely, secret — to reveal to the public through the media about matters of public interest could be fully identified.…